Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.
Port integrity campaign
What to study?
For prelims and mains: features and significance of the cam, about MACN.
Context: Maritime Anti-Corruption Network starts port integrity campaign in India.
What is it?
The campaign, which aims to reduce and (in the long term) eliminate integrity issues and bottlenecks to trade during operations in Indian ports, is a collective action of MACN, the Government of India, international organizations, and local industry stakeholders.
The main activities of the campaign include implementation of integrity training for port officials and the establishment of clear escalation and reporting processes.
Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is a global business network of over 110 companies working to tackle corruption in the maritime industry.
Established in 2011 by a small group of committed maritime companies.
Sources: the Hindu.